Oracle DBA tools News
September 09, 2015
The latest version of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer works with MySQL, giving users of both Oracle and MySQL support with a common performance management interface.
June 11, 2015
Release 5 of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c adds new features for managing hybrid cloud environments. Oracle hopes OEM 12c R5 will help interest large companies in using the cloud.
April 30, 2015
John Matelski, an IT executive and current president of the Independent Oracle Users Group, makes bringing out the leadership skills of DBAs and other technical staffers who are IOUG members a priority.
October 17, 2014
Oracle has changed its policy on DBA certifications, retiring older ones and requiring database administrators to get current on Oracle Database versions or lose their active status.
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Oracle announced Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4, an upgrade that offers new features for managing both enterprise stacks and private clouds. Continue Reading
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SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer tracks and analyzes wait time in database server processes in an effort to find the cause of performance problems. Version 10 adds MySQL compatibility. Continue Reading
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Using Oracle ADDM is an effective way to resolve SQL performance problems, according to Brian Peasland. ADDM is his go-to tool for finding problem SQL statements. Continue Reading
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